Dear Jo-Ann,

"What should I do with my 401k when I experience a job change?"

You have some options, CLICK TO LEARN MORE:​

  1. Roll it into an IRA LEARN MORE

  2. Leave it with your former employer 

  3. Take it out

JO-ANN HOLST
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER
LEAVE IT WHERE IT IS

If you leave it with your former employer, you risk not having control over the funds.  You have limited investment options

What's the difference between a 401k and and IRA?